A man lies on the floor in Bhadrakali Temple

A man lies on the floor in Bhadrakali Temple

A man lies on the floor in Bhadrakali Temple on Thursday as a vessel containing seeds of maize or barley is laid on top of him and allowed to germinate there into jamara for nine days. He has to stay like thus for the nine-day period of Navaratri without food. Thursday, September 25, 2014, marks the start day of the Dashain — Nepal’s biggest religious festival, celebrated by Hindus of the country.

Source: Nepalnews